President Trump Asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

President Trump has asked Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General. The President made the announcement yesterday on Twitter. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve […]

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In Election with Historic Turnout, House Switches Sides as Check is Delivered on President’s Power

In one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in history the Democratic Party has taken over control of the House of Representatives from Republicans. Thirty-one seats flipped from Republican to Democratic control, while only three flipped from Democratic to Republican control. The twenty-eight seat net-gain was enough to wrest control from Republicans. Democrats needed […]

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Attacker Indicted, Could Face Death Penalty

The suspect in a shooting that took the lives of eleven worshippers at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, last weekend has been indicted. Forty-six-year-old Robert Bowers of Baldwin faces forty-four federal charges, many of which are punishable by death. Included in the charges are eleven counts of obstruction of the free exercise of religious belief […]

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Mail Bomb Suspect Reportedly Had List of 100 Recipients

The man accused of sending pipe bombs through the mail to several prominent Democratic officials, including two former presidents, made his first court appearance yesterday where he was read his rights. Cesar Sayoc of Aventura, Florida, faces five federal charges including interstate transportation of an explosive, illegal mailing of explosives, threats against former presidents and […]

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Number of Pipe Bombs Sent to Prominent Democrats Reaches 10

A series of pipe bombs have been sent to several current and former prominent Democratic officials and supporters, including Hillary Clinton, former vice president Joe Biden and former president Barack Obama. None of the devices have exploded and no one has been hurt. The list of recipients also includes former CIA Director John Brennan, former […]

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Treasury Employee Arrested for Leaking Confidential Information Related to Mueller Probe

A senior employee at the U.S. Treasury Department has been arrested on suspicion of leaking large amounts of confidential information, most notably financial reports related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion in it with the Trump campaign. The woman, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, was […]

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley Announces Resignation

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced she is resigning her post at the end of the year. The announcement was made this morning during a meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office at the White House. “She’s done a fantastic job and we’ve done a fantastic job together. We’ve solved a […]

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U.S., Canada and Mexico Reach Agreement on New “NAFTA”

President Trump announced the U.S. has reached a deal with the governments of Mexico and Canada on a new trade agreement meant to replace NAFTA, the twenty-five-year-old pact that Mr. Trump campaigned against during the 2016 election. The announcement was made from the Rose Garden at the White House. The President was joined by Republican […]

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Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years for Sexual Assault

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby was sentenced today to three to ten years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting an actress at his home in 2004. Cosby was taken directly into custody in handcuffs, and his bail revoked, once the verdict was announced. “This was a serious crime,” Judge Steven O’Neill of Montgomery County, […]

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